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Using CInternetSession for asyncronious transfers

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In the MSDN it is described that to use CInternetSession for asyncronious transfers, you call the constructor with dwFlags set to include INTERNET_FLAG_ASYNC. However, the first line of the CInternetSession constructor is:
ASSERT((dwFlags & INTERNET_FLAG_ASYNC) == 0);

Can anyone explain why this is, and how to make CInternetSession work asyncronious, without getting an assertion error ?
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See http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q164/9/83.ASP ('HOWTO: Do Asynchronous WinInet with MFC Classes') - you will probably not like it, though...
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by:Morten from Eliten
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Yeah that figures. The article generally states that MFC does not support Asyncronious transfers.

You could then wonder why they bother to describe how to do an asyncronious transfer using MFC, when they allready know that it can't be done.
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